The Second International Urban Drug Policy Conference (UDPC2016) is one of the largest international events dedicated to narcotics policies in the urban space. Its goals are the professionalization of urban drug policies, improvement in the quality of cooperation between sectors, the transfer of knowledge between European cities and the promotion and dissemination of urban drug policies based on scientific evidence.

The conference arose out of the desire for integration and cooperation between local government authorities, politicians and policy-makers, representatives of programs to counteract drug addiction, police officials, prosecutors, penitentiary staff, NGO activists and researchers.

UDPC2016 is:

  • A meeting of people from local and national governments with those from the NGO world to exchange experience and knowledge, and to have an opportunity to network.
  • Outstanding experts, from Poland and worldwide, in the areas of drug policies, harm reduction, addiction treatments, epidemiology, prevention, NGO administration, management, CSR, communications and other areas.
  • Debates, lectures and workshops, as well as scientific publications and reports.
  • Side events: study visits, seminars, workshops, as well as group excursions to discover Warsaw.

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